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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 13.4 April 2002

The affair of the 'Long-willied (Real's) Wood White

By - David Corke

The first resident species of butterfly to be discovered in the British Isles for over 100 years has been identified from Ireland. Already, its scientific name has changed since the species was first named, in France in 1988. The Irish discovery looks set to cause another name change. Will the new species be found in England? Is it a true species, anyway?

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist